Super Bantamweight Eros Correa Remains Undefeated,
Improves To 7-0, 6 KO's
This past Saturday at the San Mateo Event Center, Cali
Boxing Management's super bantamweight prospect, Eros Correa
(7-0, 6 KOs), remained undefeated with a unanimous decision
victory over Zakaria Miri (0-2). Correa goes the distance
for the first time in his career, ending his six-fight
knockout streak. The fight was promoted by Ambition Empire
Correa, who was an alternate on the 2012 US Olympic team,
controlled the action from the opening round, using great
ring generalship to set up his attack. Miri did his best to
counter the combination punching that Correa was displaying,
but to no avail. Correa was the aggressor the entire fight
and cruised to a unanimous decision. Scorecards read 40-36
across the board all for Correa.
"Being that this was my first time fighting in the Bay Area,
where I'm from, I felt I was trying to hard to get the
knockout," said Eros Correa. "I won ever round convincingly,
but I felt if I would have settled down a bit, I could have
gotten him out of there. It was a great learning experience
and now I do believe it's time for me to move up to
six-round bouts. I'm hoping to get back in the ring in next
month or early May.
A sizable crowd was there to support Correa, as many of his
fans from San Jose, CA, were in attendance.
"Eros' popularity was evident as about 300 fans from
hometown of San Jose showed up," said Andrew Bocanegra, of
Cali Boxing Management. "All though he didn't get the
knockout, he put on a dominating performance for everyone in
attendance. We are looking to get him back in the ring
sometime in the month of May."
"Correa showed he can go a full four rounds if needed," said
Jessie Sanchez, of Cali Boxing Management. "In this sport,
you're not going to get the knockout every time you step in
the ring, sometime a fighter will have to go the distance.
It was a good thing for him to get those needed rounds
against a tough opponent, like Miri."